Truth be told, there is nothing more valuable than the lessons we derive from first-hand experiences and time spent learning from our own mistakes (failures are actually successes, so long as we learn from them).
That being said, there are many tricks that can help crystallize and define what to look out for during your stay in Israel, especially for women like myself who are in the Holy Land for an MRS degree, among other reasons.
For now, letâ€™s focus on the bad guys that no woman with confidence or self-respect wants to have in her life.
Unfortunately, it is simply harder to recognize that type when blinded by the â€œIsraeli-nessâ€ of men here.
One the other hand, how do you avoid the less obvious, less in-your-face, less apparent jerks who are equally harmful, if not more so?Sure, they are good looking, charming, assertive and friendlyâ€¦but what are their intentions?Ladies, we have certain advantages and disadvantages to Israeli women, and without a doubt, the worst disadvantage is our reputation.It is easy to describe a typical Israeli â€œArsâ€; their appearance and behavior screams so loud, the sound can practically choke you.
For more information, please see my guide: â€œLadiesâ€¦ Beware of the Ars!Now that housecleaning is out of the way, I would like to provide you with some typical situations to be aware of. Iâ€™m not saying thereâ€™s no such thing as love at first sight, but realistically, easy come equals easy go.